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Before Lewis and Clark: The Story of the Chouteaus, the French Dynasty That Ruled America's Frontier
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TitleBefore Lewis and Clark: The Story of the Chouteaus, the French Dynasty That Ruled America's Frontier
AbstractThis book traces some of the early generations of the Chouteau family starting with Auguste, son of René Augustin Chouteau and Marie Thérèse Bourgeois and the descendants of Marie and Pierre Laclède Liguest who was the founder of St. Louis, Missouri. Chapter 14 covers the life of François Gesseau Chouteau and Thérèse Bérénice Menard who settled in the area that became Kansas City, Missouri.
NotesThis book contains a Laclède-Chouteau family tree, a map of Chouteau country, selected illustrations, chapter notes and an index. It does not contain a bibliography on the subject.
AuthorShirley Christian
Date2002
SourceBefore Lewis and Clark
Location977.866 C55B
Chapter TitleFrancois and Berenice: Together to a New Place
Page341-369
See AlsoBook - "Chouteaus: First Family of the Fur Trade" by Stan Hoig, published by the University of New Mexico Press, 2008, MVSC 973.46 C55ZH. Book contains appendices which includes the family lineage, a list of Chouteau-related trading posts, and Chouteau-involved Indian treaties; notes; a bibliography; and an index.
Local SubjectChouteau Family
Chouteau, François G.
Chouteau, Bérénice
French Settlers
French Settlements
Liguest, Pierre Laclède
Fur Trade
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeBook
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Item ID211493
CONTENTdm number10514
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